Fundraiser was held in December.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Viviana Buzo
Thursday, January 13, 2011
During the holidays The Greendale Public Library collected $1,480 through the Holiday Mitten Fundraiser. Donations will be used to support year-round services and programs, in particularly youth programming. The biggest donation was $330 for standing desks used for additional catalogue computers. Over 30 items were purchased, said library director Gary Warren Niebuhr. Donations ran as small as $4 for markers. Toys were also donated and are currently being used for the "Story Time" at the library. People donated the money value of the items and put a mitten on the tree with the item and the donor's name.
New year-long fundraiser offered to residents.
The Greendale Park and Recreation Department launches a new fundraiser with the sale of customized cake pans. "The personalized pans make a wonderful themed gift," explains the Director of the Parks and Recreation, Jackie Schweitzer. "You can add a box mix for a cake, some sprinkles and other kitchen accessories to further customize the pans for loved ones. They make excellent presents for weddings and showers, as well as for Mother's Day." Greendale is home to seven of the Gold Medal Award Winning Milwaukee County Park System's parks and facilities within its borders. Centered in and around those facilities is the Greendale Park and Recreation Department that seeks to augment the minimal funding received from the county. The mission of …